All our Voluntary Initiative publications
VI Best Practice Guide Lined Biobeds
As developed for pesticide handling areas, this is a specially excavated and lined pit filled with a mixture of straw, soil and peat-fre...
H2OK Top Tips for Keeping Water Clean
Keeping pesticides out of water requires everyone to: understand how pesticides reach water, know about their local water protection prio...
VI Knapsack Checklist
Developed by NSTS and the Crop Protection Association as part of the Voluntary Initiative
VI Best Practice Guide Emergency Procedures
Accidents can and do happen, but good planning can reduce their frequency and ensure appropriate and rapid steps are taken to deal with...
VI Best Practice Guide Container Cleaner
Cleaning pesticide containers correctly at the time of use ensures that a potential source of pesticide exposure to people, animals and...
VI Grassland Weed Control
A best practice guide to controlling weeds and protecting the environment.
VI Best Practice Guide Pesticide Disposal
Using pesticides according to the label and following best practice will ensure their impact on the environment is minimised.
VI Pesticides Point of Sale Poster
You are reminded of the following legal requirements relating to the purchase and use of professional pesticides.
VI Sprayer Testing Card
UK regulation requires that all pesticide application equipment in use is tested by 26th November 2016.
VI Best Practice Guide LERAPS
This guide takes an operator focussed approach to working with LERAPs. Full details can be found in “LERAP Horizontal Boom Sprayers” pro...